February 26, 2017

Improve Mood with Vitamins, Herbs, and Supplements

(HealthAndFitnessTimes.com)   Several supplements reportedly enhance mood, yet exactly what does the research indicate for mood boosters? Mood troubles, such as depression and also bipolar disorder, tend to be no laughing matter. Much more than twenty million American individuals have some sort of mood disorder and forty million have an anxiety disorder. And also these figures […]

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Keeping Sane Within A Negative Job Environment

 Things are difficult enough with so many out of work individuals and people attempting to hold on to what they have acquired, yet just what occurs when your place of work is driving you nutty? Heading to work every day and coping with negative thoughts can set you on the edge and continue to keep […]

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Postpartum Depression in Fathers

 Peter and his wife had been thrilled concerning the birth of their daughter in May 2008, and the very pleased dad took a month off of work in order to enjoy time with his wife and infant.  Around 6 weeks following the infant’s birth, Peter, 27, who requested not to have his true identify utilized, […]

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When Parent’s Intentions Disparage Overweight Kids

Fatto, piggy, tubby. It did not quit with all the nicknames. “Try eating just half.” “Quit eating so much.” For Janett Largo, these kinds of taunts did not arrive from playground peers — they came from her family members. Overweight kids are 65 % more liable to become bullied than their peers of regular weight, […]

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Princeton NJ Psychiatrists Offer Two Special Treatments for Children

When it comes to diagnosing and treating a child for behavioral, learning, or mood disorders, many parents have to make the tough choice to send their children to a psychiatrist – and then select the right type of treatment. The right approach can create wonderful breakthroughs, but the wrong one can make the problem worse. […]

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NAMIWalks Kicks Off Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month. This weekend, Saturday and Sunday May1-2, thousands of people in a dozen states will begin stepping forward in NAMIWalks to raise public awareness about facts concerning mental illness and the need for treatment and recovery. NAMIWalks will take place elsewhere in the country throughout the month, as well as later […]

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The Recession Factor: Pushing Unhappy Couples into Divorce Alternatives

Divorce can be an expensive decision for couples, especially if one or both spouses experience unemployment, declining real estate values or another financial loss or crisis before or after filing. The inconvenience and cost of dissolving a marriage is aggravated by the current economic climate. The recession factor is forcing unhappy and financially strapped couples, […]

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Polaris Health Directions Receives Grant for its Domestic Violence Solution for the Medical and Public Sector

Polaris Health Directions has received a continuing federal grant for approximately $200,000 for the ongoing development of its well-regarded Polaris-DV (Domestic Violence) product solution for assessing and treating abused women. The funding, from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), will go towards the development of an algorithm that identifies women at […]

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World Progress Report with Joan Lunden Focuses On Struggling Military Spouses

Buses. Families. Packed bags. Tears. No deployment is easy on our service members. Yet in today’s military, they are increasingly common. Though the separation can be difficult for those deploying, sometimes it’s even harder for those left behind. Recent studies confirm that deployed military personnel aren’t the only ones suffering from mental health disorders. Due […]

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How Do You “RATE”? A Simple Process For Emotional Health Care

During the 20+ years of my clinical experience in acute psychiatric practice, I am often asked about my overall approach to emotional health care. In response, I have attempted to break the process down as simply as possible through what I term the “RATE” process, an acronym that I refer to as “Rapidly Assess, Treat […]

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